Restaurants in Lagos are just as many as the people who live in Lagos. Restaurants in Victoria Island could be lined up all on one street. There are just too many to count. A tour of them all would drain your bank account, but if you’re looking for something different from the regular restaurants in Ikoyi and Lekki, keep reading.
Danfo Bistro & Dives
Danfo Bistro & Dives is the newest and by a margin, one of the hottest restaurants in Lagos. Out of all the restaurants in Ikoyi, Lagos, this one has a lot of character and it bleeds the yellow of Lagos, literally. The restaurant is inspired by the typical Lagosian, serving your favourite local and foreign dishes with a twist. The design of the space is so aesthetically pleasing, it is photograph worthy. Everything at Danfo Bistro & Dives is done with intention, from the menu down to food presentation. You can never have too much yellow, it is where all cultures meet.
The Tea Room
The Tea Room is one of the cutest brunch spots and out of the million and one restaurants in Lekki, it stands out as a restaurant in Lagos. This lovely tea room takes you into a wonderland of floristry with its picture perfect, blush interior design. The Tea Room prides itself in its exciting food, a wide variety of teas and speciality cocktails. It has an ambience that is close to the heart and is great for alone time, catch up brunch time and even Valentine.
Z Kitchen is that exquisite hidden place you discovered in one of your follower’s story. Located on 19 Saka Tinubu Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Z kitchen is one of those restaurants in Lagos that goes beyond the ‘happening place’. It is going for fine dining all the way. The presentation of the food is mouth-watering. The predominantly white space has a hint of yellow lights which makes it look even cosier than pictures.
A restaurant like The Harvest is one of the most popular restaurants in Lekki and surely one of the most patronised restaurants in Lagos, by food lovers and restaurant hoppers. The Harvest exudes a lifestyle that is unique, lavish yet casual. The Harvest features a range of brown shades, black, wood and metal in its design and in its food presentation, you can say it is inspired by New York. The menu is said to be straight to the point and features lovely cocktails, mains, sides and of course, signature pizza, far different from your everyday pizza.
Brass & Copper
Brass & Copper is one of the Lagos restaurants that look just like its name, brass and copper. Its brass and copper coloured interior pair beautifully with the black and white floors. The colours also give pictures a lovely colour grade that requires little or no further editing. Elevated in the heart of Lekki Phase 1, Brass & Copper is a bar, shisha lounge and one of the many restaurants in Lekki that stand out. The restaurant is great for families, groups and couples.
Cactus is an ultramodern restaurant that rests on the border of two of the most exquisite communities. The restaurant gazes at the sea from the spot on the popular Ozumba Mbadiwe road. It is by far one of the finest restaurants in Lagos and in Victoria Island. Cactus serves its guests different ambiences all fused in one. Guests can enjoy both indoor comfort or an outdoor carefree atmosphere. With great food and amazing vibes, Cactus is the low-key stunner.
Da Vinci Restaurant, The George Hotel
There are a million and one hotels in Lagos, especially on Lagos Island. However, not many of them have restaurants that can compete with the other restaurants in Lagos. The case is not the same for the exquisite restaurant at The George Hotel. Da Vinci Restaurant gives you the best of European and African dining. The restaurant is known for its Sunday brunch, afternoon tea and artistic desserts. A work of art on its own, Da Vinci restaurant is one of the finest restaurants in Lagos.
Chai Tang is one restaurant in Lagos with a clear-cut dress code. You can call it selective slay. This restaurant gives you authentic Asian style fine dining in the heart and peak of Lagos. Designed to reminisce beautiful ancient China, Chai Tang is suitable for intimate dining as available to you are private dining rooms. The outdoor terrace has a view of the Atlantic that is to die for and the breeze that blows your worries away. Swing by and have a cocktail or two. The dress code at Chai Tang is simple. As you eat and feel the part, you have to look the part. There, no ripped or torn clothing is allowed, along with rubber slippers and activewear.
The House is one of the most unique restaurants in Lagos. It is different from all the restaurants in Victoria Island. The restaurant, just as its story reads truly fulfils the desire to socialise at a slower pace, in a comfortable and beguiling environment. The House provides an alternative way of dining and entertainment. The name of this restaurant is the definition of a pun because each section is decorated like a home. It gives you the feel of your own private living room but with all the food you can eat and your favourite vibes. They are a social house! The restaurant is well suited for mingling, business meetings and group gatherings. It is truly a home away from home.